Barack Obama: Change
Written by Don King 03 November 2008
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Advocates: Life Changes needed for Homeless
Written by Larry Miller Special to the NNPA from the Philadelphia Tribune 30 October 2008
Handing over some spare change to a homeless person might seem like a nice, compassionate thing to do, but according to city officials and homeless advocates this week, it only exacerbates the problem. ... read more >>
Propositions Stir Debate
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 30 October 2008
One of the most historic elections of this country's existence is upon us. Senator Barack Obama's popularity has blown him past rock star status. He has captured the nations attention. As much ... read more >>
Support Those Who Serve the Community
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 30 October 2008
Nov. 4th 2008 is the most important election in history, but not only for the potential of electing Obama as president, but also for those who has always supported the community. CONGRESS (The incumbents) ... read more >>
Rebels seize east Congo army camp, thousands flee
Written by Michelle Faul, Associated Press 30 October 2008
Rebels seized an east Congo army base and the headquarters of a refuge for some of the world's last mountain gorillas in heavy fighting Sunday that sent thousands of civilians fleeing, U.N. officials ... read more >>
Join the Sentinel to Vote Early!
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Assistant Managing Editor) 30 October 2008
Want to vote early?  The Los Angeles Sentinel invites you to arrive at our office @ 3800 S. Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90004 @ 7:45am in the morning and we will escort you to the County Registrar ... read more >>
'Middle Class' Joining the Homeless on Skid Row
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 October 2008
CNS--In a county that has more than 250,000 millionaires, the number of homeless continues to increase and now the faces of the homeless have changed to include lawyers, business owners, pre-med ... read more >>
Parks: 'I Am a Democrat'
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 30 October 2008
LAS: In his mailouts, Sen. Mark Ridley-Thomas has accused you of being the closet thing to a Republican Parks: I am a life long voting Democrat!! I was a elected as a delegate representing the Democratic ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade to Unveil New Programs as Part of 40th Anniversary Celebration
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 30 October 2008
Forty years ago a group of men and women calling themselves The Black Congress sat down to create an agenda and possible solutions for issues that affected the black community. Their think tank called ... read more >>
The Vote of Our Lifetime
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 30 October 2008
African Americans Turnout Will Determine History By Kenneth Miller, Sentinel Managing Editor By Evan Barnes, Sentinel Staff Writer It’s happening from the stone mountains in Georgia to the ... read more >>
‘Taste of Soul’ town hall meeting
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 24 October 2008
The energy that was apparent during the town hall meeting underscored how the African American is becoming engaged in the politics process. Much has been said about the town hall meeting format ... read more >>
The Los Angeles Urban League announces Community Event
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 23 October 2008
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Cynthia Loo Running for Superior Court
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 23 October 2008
"I think it's time for me to get more things done," said L.A. Superior Court Officer Cynthia Loo. To do that, she needs to win the title of judge during this year's election. But ... read more >>
Colin Powell Endorses Obama
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 23 October 2008
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell said he is "troubled" by the direction fellow Republican John McCain's presidential campaign is taking and that's why he will be voting for ... read more >>
Gas prices drop much slower than oil prices
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 23 October 2008
Oil prices have plummeted, which has given us relief at the pump, but it does not appear that the gas stations are dropping their prices at the same rate as the oil prices are dropping. When oil was ... read more >>
Mayor Villaraigosa Urges Employers to Consider Former Offenders
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 October 2008
 Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa pictured with Matthew Cate, Secretary for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa, the Workforce ... read more >>
Obama suspends campaign to visit ailing grandmother
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 23 October 2008
With his 85-year-old maternal grandmother in gravely ill condition, Senator Barack Obama has suspended his presidential campaign today and Friday to be with her in Hawaii. The campaign made no formal ... read more >>
Sentinel ‘Taste of Soul’ Attracts 105,000
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 23 October 2008
Just as R&B legend Brian McKnight and famed jazz musician Boney James were finishing their sets on the Wave Stage and Chante Moore was belting her last notes on the Radio Free Stage, sundown signaled ... read more >>
Will It Be the ‘Obama Effect?'
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 20 October 2008
Much has been bandied about the so-called Bradley effect, is it real or just a theory espoused a generation ago?  The last presidential debate is now history and most of the polls conducted ... read more >>
Voter Registration Deadline Oct. 20th
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 October 2008
VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE APPROACHING Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) Dean Logan today reminded Los Angeles County residents that the voter registration deadline for the upcoming November ... read more >>
3,000 Ex-Offenders Meet Voter Registration Deadline in Nation’s Capital
Written by Joseph Young 16 October 2008
District of Columbia residents flooded the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics in a last minute effort to register to vote in the upcoming presidential election, including people who had previously been ... read more >>
Jenious Inspires Others to Care
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 October 2008
Numerous individuals have last their lives simply because they did not have health care. Many have had health care, but their issuance providers would not cover their needs. But the hurt does not stop ... read more >>
Prop 4 Endangers Teens’ Health and Safety
Written by Tamara Latta 16 October 2008
Communication plays a huge role when it comes to teen and health safety. First and foremost not all teens live in a household where communication is possible and some teenagers who don’t have ... read more >>
The Economy! The Economy! The Economy!
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 October 2008
The Race Has Turned Ugly but the Burning Issues Remain: the Economy, the Economy, the Economy Despite the worsening economic forecasts and Senator John McCain’s attempt to redirect the public’s ... read more >>
Villaraigosa Unveils South L.A. Plan
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 October 2008
Jason Lewis for SentinelCouncilmember Jan Perry,?Councilman Bernard Parks and Mayor Antonio VillaraigosaAreas of South Los Angeles will be receiving a badly needed facelift. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio ... read more >>